Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion in the first three months of the year, up from $6.01 billion in the first quarter of 2013. It was the highest since the second quarter of 2001, when investments reached $11.5 billion. Since March, shares of companies such as Netflix, Twitter and Facebook have sagged.» Read More
How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.
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John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe, explains how it makes accepting online payments easier.
Business owners hoping to pocket investments may not want to count on crowdfunding. Results can be mixed for both entrepreneurs and investors. Buyer beware.
Aaron Levie, CEO & Founder of Box.net, discusses how his startup is profiting and gaining market share by reshaping the company into a cloud platform business.
As securing loans from large banks remains tricky, more small-business owners are turning to small banks and other nontraditional sources of capital to grow their operations.
Paul Gu, Upstart co-founder; and Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund principal, discuss how investors can buy a stake in the future income of a startup company.
Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund principal; and Dave Morin, Path CEO, talk about the future of social networking and cyber security.
Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik, discusses how he was able to acquire 50 million users and raise $19.5 million for his startup company.
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Tony Fadell, Nest CEO, discusses how his new product, backed by Google Ventures, can save consumers money.
As the full identities and motives of the suspects unfold, both aisles of the immigration debate are seizing the Boston bombings as an opportunity to revamp U.S. immigration law.
Venture capital investment dollars declined in the first quarter of 2013 from the previous quarter, according to a new report. See which sectors saw notable investment declines.
From a startup visa to mandatory "e-verify," the immigration reform plan expected from Senate leaders addresses issues critical to business owners. What you need to know.
As the economy improves, fewer entrepreneurs are launching their own businesses, according to a Kauffman Foundation report. Plus, start-ups are hiring. So what's the darker theory?
Cisco co-founder Sandy Lerner discusses how she started three successful enterprises after leaving Cisco Systems shortly after it went public in 1990.
Abdul Malik Al-Jaber, founder and chairman of MENA Apps, says the Middle East needs to improve its regulatory framework and modify its culture to allow young people to create their own businesses.
Hip start-up Warby Parker debuted its flagship, eyeglass store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Do online retailers need brick-and-mortar stores?
DuckDuckGo founder & CEO Gabriel Weinberg discusses how his upstart search engine works to keep your information private, and how it plans to compete against Google.
With many big companies spending less, the time couldn't be better to launch a start-up, Ted Leonsis, a longtime tech executive, told CNBC.